State Bank of India (SBI) has issued significant notice to its customers. This notice is issued in respect of fixed deposits. State Bank of India has asked its customers to beware of fraud. State Bank has said that fraudsters are trying to get customers’ personal banking details in order to create online fixed deposits (FDs) from customers by calling them SBI employees.
Customers should keep these things in mind, SBI said
In a post shared on Twitter, the country’s largest public sector bank advised customers not to get caught up in such scams. In a tweet, SBI said some reports have revealed that cyber criminals have defrauded online fixed deposits in customer accounts. “We urge our customers not to share their banking details with anyone,” SBI wrote in a tweet. Don’t fall into the trap of fraudsters claiming to be SBI employees. We never ask for personal details like passwords / OTP / CVV or card numbers on the phone.
We ask our customers not to share their banking details with anyone. Don’t fall for the scammers who pretend to be SBI, we never ask for personal details like password / OTP / CVV / card number on the phone.
– State Bank of India (OTheOfficialSBI) April 5, 2021
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Cyber crimes related to banks are on the rise
Cyber crime involving banks has been growing rapidly in the last few years. However, such online frauds can be avoided if bank customers take care of some easy security tips. Always keep in mind that the bank or its employees never ask for passwords, CVV numbers and one-time passwords (OTP) from their customers. Also, don’t fall into the loop of online gifts that are related to free gifts and reward points. Be careful when withdrawing money from an ATM. You should check that there is no hidden camera or skimmer. When inserting an ATM PIN, close the keyboards with your palms.
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